History Channel is yet to renew Milwaukee Blacksmith for season 2

The release date for Milwaukee Blacksmith season 2 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Milwaukee Blacksmith season 2 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. History Channel is yet to make a decision on its future. Subscribe to our automatic updates below.

About the show

Milwaukee Blacksmith is a new original reality series that premiered on August 23, 2016 on History. Charlie DeBevoise, Mark Hickman and Jim Pasquarella serve as executive producers on the program, which hails from NorthSouth Productions.

The show features the expert blacksmith work of Kent Knapp and his sons, the four eldest of his six children, who took up the family trade. Their works range from bank vaults to bicycle frames, and the 5,000-year-old trade is kept alive by the Knapp family on the well-aged equipment at their shop. The series’ production schedule put extra pressure on the Knapps’ already tight schedule, with what regularly would have been a three-month project having to be squeezed into a week, and so on.

Ratings and chances of renewal

The back-to back premiere episodes of Milwaukee Blacksmith attracted an audience of 0.872 and 0.783 million viewers, and scored a 0.28 and 0.27 rating, respectively. Throughout the first season Milwaukee Blacksmith is maintaining an average above 0.7 million viewers per episode. The 7/10 IMDb score is a positive one, and viewer reviews are also mostly supportive, with praise going out to the dedicated, talented and hard-working family of blacksmiths. History has not revealed its decision regarding a potential second season of the series, but we would not be surprised if the decision was positive. Stay tuned, and we’ll bring you the latest news as soon as History makes a relevant announcement.

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